Bogotá has a “mercado de aromáticas” or aromatic herb market that sells almost exclusively medicinal plants. Two nights a week, it stays open all night, as the vendors bring in the cut plants in the chill of the night to prevent wilting. You can smell the market from two blocks before you see it: the pungent grassiness of rue, the sweetness of chamomile, the resinous spice of rosemary. It is one of the most magical places in Bogotá.
I had the pleasure of hosting Trash Tiki in our bar at Segundo this past week and thought it was as good a chance as any to crack open the proverbial champagne for this BBB (Bogotá Bartending Blog). I’d like to share the “Gulupa” cocktail recipe from the pop-up but first a bit about the … Continue reading Trash Tiki’s Gulupa Cocktail